Emerging

Posted on Thu 12 March 2015 in Dispatches • Tagged with announcments, jekyll, meta, octopress, ruby • 3 min read

Ahh, a site relaunch. That fresh new-theme smell! Just what the doctor ordered for the Ministry of Intrigue.


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Hacking on Octopress

Posted on Mon 11 February 2013 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, development, meta, ruby • 5 min read

As previously discussed, I recently switched to Octopress on this site. I’ve been pretty happy with that decision thus far. Performance is good thanks to static files. It’s a joy to compose in Markdown, preview it on my own machine, and then deploy to my site. Plus, since …


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Switching To Octopress

Posted on Thu 24 January 2013 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, development, django, hyde, jekyll, meta, octopress, python, ruby • 6 min read

This site is now powered by Octopress. The tentacles compell you!

Octopress

It’s tentacly delicious!

As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been looking to try out a new CMS for this site. The reasons were myriad, and they were all discussed in the aforementioned post …


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Rails Is A Ghetto

Posted on Tue 01 January 2008 in Dispatches • Tagged with programming, rails, rant, ruby • 1 min read

This is a hell of a rant against the Rails community by Zed Shaw (creator of Mongrel). It’s passionate and angry, so yeah maybe take it with a grain of salt but he does make some solid points, although there is a lot of vitriol pointed towards specific people …


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